Kimo’s Vegas

Nikki Benz

Nikki Benz. Photo from Kimo Akane

WELCOME TO Kimo’s Vegas … the Player’s Edge!

REGULAR READERS KNOW that prostitution and making porn are illegal in Las Vegas and getting busted will get you a free 8-by-12, a stylish orange jump suit and a roommate named Mad Dog. But par-tying with a porn star is cool with the constables within the city limits … VIPnVegas is a concierge service that will connect you with your favorite actress like Nikki Benz (OK, maybe actress is stretching a little) and make arrangements for him or her to accompany you and or your friends to strip clubs, nightclubs, shows, dinner or …?

THE 1970 GOVS are having a Vegas excuse otherwise known as a class reunion, 60th Birthday and Year of the Dragon Celebration Oct. 5 to 7. Contact classmate Debbie Vega at fhs1970@hotmail for the scoops.

AND IF YOU GUYS pound one too many, and I’m not saying you guys would … anesthesiologist Jason Burke claims he can cure 90 percent of the hangovers one might acquire in a city proudly nicknamed after sin in about 45 minutes. The FDA-approved treatment is administered via a bus that comes to you and costs $90 for the first IV and $130 thereafter. He must get a lotta repeat business … If they could only find a cure for bad luck.

THERE’S A GREAT interview in the Las Vegas Sun with the head book-maker at Wynn Las Vegas. Johnny Avello explains how he picks the winners and sets the odds on everything from American Idol to the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show and everything in between … Get the link to get into the mind of the master handicapper at

ALLEGIANT AIR HAS announced that it will be flying nonstop between Honolulu and Las Vegas, and competition is always good for us consumers. One-way fares are on sale now for $174 – that price is not available for all flights, and other fees may apply. And you have until April 30 to get your tickets.

Frequent fliers may find their 757s to be reminiscent of the old Vacations Hawaii Omni charter.

THE CALIFORNIA HOTEL’S Golden Arm Craps Tournament starts April 29 … Channel the legendary Stanley Fujitake (who still holds the Vegas record) and bring home a guaranteed $10,000 cash for first place.

THE FIRST PIECE of advice a Vegas pro will give a newbie is to wear comfortable shoes … but what if you didn’t need to wear comfortable shoes? What if you could zip through the air from one Las Vegas city block to another? Well, Toto, we’re not in Kansas anymore … MGM Resorts is planning to connect the Luxor and Excalibur via a zig-zag of zip lines, and a round trip would take the non-acrophobic about two hours from start to finish. More women than men suffer from a fear of heights, and less than 5 percent of the total population have the affliction.

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